A Critique of the Liberal Idea of a Person: The Contradiction within Equalitarian Ethical Theory

A Critique of the Liberal Idea of a Person: The Contradiction within Equalitarian Ethical Theory

By: S. C. Coval (author), P. G. Campbell (author)Hardback

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1. The Setting; 1.1 The Bridge; 2. Persons and World; 2.1 Summary And Some Prelude; 3. Persons And Information; 3.1 The What And The Who; 3.2 Rationality; 3.3 The Master Thought; 3.4 Consciousness, Language and Information; 3.5 The New Cogito; 3.6 Why We Are Not Materialists; 3.7 Why We Are Not Pragmatists; 3.8 Why We Are Not Davidsonians; 3.9 Empiricism And Information; 3.10 A Conjecture On Personal Identity; 3.11 Summary And More Prelude; 4. Persons And Their Lives; 4.1 The Categories Of A Life; 4.2 The Categories Of Agency; 5. Persons And Politics; 5.1 The Person In Politics; 5.2 The Twinning Of Religion And Politics; 5.3 Things Persons Should Know How To Describe Their Way Out Of; 5.3.1 Diversity; 5.3.2 Equal Opportunity; 5.3.3 Elitism; 5.3.4 Multiculturalism; 5.3.5 Impartiality; 5.3.6 Muzzling; 5.4 A Secular Argument Against Abortion; 5.5 The Last Best Test Of Democracy; 5.6 The Information Market; 6. Conceptual Hygiene: Why We Need Philosophy; Selected Bibliography; Index.

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  • publication date: 30/09/2010
  • ISBN13: 9780773413948
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 312
  • ID: 9780773413948
  • ISBN10: 0773413944

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